noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + phen- + -one Date: 1877 a colorless crystalline ketone C13H10O used especially as a perfume fixative and in sunscreens; also a derivative of benzophenone

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  • benzophenone — [ben΄zō fi nōn′, ben΄zōfē′nōn΄] n. [ BENZO + PHEN(OL) + ONE] a white, sweet smelling crystalline ketone, C6H5COC6H5, used as an intermediate compound in making flavorings, fragrances, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • benzophenone — ben·zo·phe·none .ben zō fi nōn, fē .nōn n a colorless crystalline ketone C13H10O used chiefly in perfumery and sunscreens also a derivative of benzophenone * * * ben·zo·phen·one (ben″zo fenґōn) an aromatic ketone that is a component of …   Medical dictionary

  • benzophenone — benzfenonas statusas T sritis chemija formulė (C₆H₅)₂CO atitikmenys: angl. benzophenone rus. бензофенон ryšiai: sinonimas – difenilketonas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • benzophenone — /ben zoh fi nohn , fee nohn/, n. Chem. a crystalline, water insoluble ketone, C13H10O, used in organic synthesis. Also called diphenyl ketone. [1880 85; BENZO + PHEN + ONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • benzophenone — noun a) Any of a class of aromatic ketones based on the parent compound diphenylketone (CH)CO; used, amongst other things, as ingredients in sunblock. b) The compound diphenylmethanone …   Wiktionary

  • benzophenone — ben·zo·phe·none …   English syllables

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